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Dealing with overlapping vectors tikz

The following produces undesirable output because the "tails" of the vectors are overlapping and hard to see. Is there a way to automate something better by having all vectors draw only 95% of their ...
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How to mark a Segment with an arrow in Tkz euclid with the \tkzMarkSegment

I want to draw a light beam on a prism. I've looked and I found that their are a couple of options, but none with an arrow. Any suggestions for doing this in tkz-euclide environment? ...
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Calculating a point in TikZ that completes a right trangle?

I am trying to draw an incline plane free body diagram for my Physics class ( a little like the one pictured here): Currently, my code looks like this (using TikZ, tkz-euclide, TiKz libraries calc ...
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Regular polygon and tkz-euclide

Is there any slick way to create an n-sided (n is some arbitrary integer, e.g. n = 23) regular polygon, inscribed into a circle, using tkz-euclide? Or do I have to use the plain TikZ functions (not ...
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Weird bounding box behaviour with \tkzDefPointBy[projection=onto] [duplicate]

I have encountered weird behaviour while using \usepackage{tkz-euclide} Adding (or removing) \tkzDefPointBy[projection=onto A--B](I) \tkzGetPoint{P} from the following will cause the image to ...
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Drawing the bisector of an angle as a dashed-line segment

(1). AX, the bisector of the angle C^{'}AC, must be a dashed-line segment. (2). C^{'}X must be drawn, and that line must be a dashed-line, too. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Drawing the three perpendicular bisectors of the sides of a triangle

(1). L, M and N must be the mid-points of the sides AB, AC and BC respectively. (2). LX, MY and NZ must be the perpendiculars. (3). Note that LX and NZ must intersect at point P, and MY must ...
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Correctness of labelling and alignment

(1). The figure must be centred. (2). The points Z, X and Y ought to be properly labelled. (Note that the points are faraway from where they should be. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Draw three bisectors from the three vertices of a triangle

(1). Two bisectors must be drawn from the two vertices A and B so that they intersect at P. (2). BUT the other bisector drawn from the vertex C must be terminated before intersecting P. ...
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Drawing the bisector of an angle

(1). How to draw the bisector of the angle CAB so precisely? (2). How to introduce a point, say P, in the bisector? Note that CP and BP must be perpendiculars. ...
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How may I extend (prolong or produce) a line segment accurately in the following geometrical figure?

The straight line AP must be extended until it meets the point X in BC. The extended line, PX must be a dashed line. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Showing equal lengths of sides of triangles with a ditto-like symbol in tkz-euclide

How may I show the equality of the two sides AC and A'C' by drawing two red-coloured line segments perpendicular to AC and A'C'? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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How could I label the intersection point as `O`?

Moreover, how may I colour the two angles AOA' and BOB' in two different colours? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to shift curly brackets

I am trying to replicate the following image So far this is the best I could do With the attatched source code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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How can I define a shifted point with tkz-euclide?

I would like to re-create the following image: Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Feuerbachkreis_radius.svg I have everything, execpt for the horizontal lines. To create them, I think ...
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How can I get a tangent to a circle in a point with tkz-euclide?

I would like to re-create the image Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IncirclePentagon.png with tkz-euclide. The idea is to create the circle first, then define 5 different points ...
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How can I mark right angles in tkz-euclide with round quarter-circle and a dot?

I am currently re-creating this Wikipedia image: Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thaleskreis.png The image I currently have is good, but I miss the round right-angle markers with ...
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How can I label points in tkz-euclide without serifes?

I have the following image As you can see, the points $A, B, C$ have serifes. I would like them to be without serifes. I do I change the font for \tkzLabelPoints?. (font=\sffamily\sansmath does not ...
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How can I mark angles in a hyperbolic triangle?

This image is pretty close to what I want to make (a simple hyperbolic triangle with marked angles): However, as you can see, the angles are not marked correctly. How can I mark them? Can I mark ...
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Why won't \tkzLabelAngle place the label in the correct angle?

In the following figure, I'm trying to label angle (lA,A,oA), but no matter what I try the label winds up being in angle (rA,A,B). What's going on here? \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} ...
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Why do my arcs end at the wrong node positions?

I am trying to plot some arcs using tikz and the package tkz-euclide. However, it seems that the arcs do not end at the points where I want them to end. For example, consider the following code: ...
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Labeling a point at which a perpendicular is dropped

I saw the following code for drawing a triangle separated into two right triangles used in a demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem. What does the code \tkzDefPointWith[orthogonal normed,K=7](C,A) ...
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clipping a rectangle in TikZ doesn't work

I have this code : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{comment} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \tikzset{ b/.style={draw, rectangle, rounded ...
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Recommended way to draw sets in Euclidean plane

I was wondering which is the most appropriate tool to draw sets in the Euclidean plane (with axis) such as the plane minus a given ray or the points in the plane which have a y coordinate between 2 ...
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TikZ coordinate transformation resulting in miscalculated node position

Why does the coordinate transformation in the following example result in a miscalculated position for E? \documentclass[border=4pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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How to add length outside of square with tkz-euclide

This is what I want to achieve. And this is what I got so far. I am not sure how to add length x at the top. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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How to draw a dashed line and length with tkz-euclide

This is what I want to achieve. And this is what I got so far. Q1. How to add a dotted line between CE? Q2. How to add length 8? Q3. How to add equal length sign for CD and DA? ...
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How to draw a polygon using tkz-euclide

This is an image I want to draw. And this is what I got so far. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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tkz-eucide's tkzDrawArc is not cooperating with me

I would really like to set my points as I've done in the following example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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How to define a point between two points for a given length ratio?

I have the points A(0,0) and B(3, 4), I want a point that is 4/6 of the length of AB and lies on the the same line. How to do this?
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LaTeX complains that \tkzDrawArc is not defined

I'm trying to draw an arc between two points, centered at a third. I thought the following example should work \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} ...
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Why is my in-center not located correctly?

Could someone explain why my in-center has fallen outside of the triangle? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} ...
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How can I style tkz-euclide points?

The tkz-euclide package lets you do things like \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){A} \tkzDefPoint(4,0){B} \tkzDefPoint(2,3){C} \tkzDrawPoints(A,B,C) \tkzDrawSegments(A,B B,C C,A) ...
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tikz with tkz-euclide: gaps in fill using \tkzFillAngle

I've been using tikz and tkz-euclideto draw a 2D diagram of a section of a triangular mesh. I have drawn the nodes, edges and angles as in the MWE below. The problem is the fill of one of the angles ...
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How can I stop defined points that are not displayed from influencing image size?

I have the following image that was created with this code: \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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Tkz-euclide error “Undefined control sequence \tkzMarkAngle”

Note: While preparing the following question, I've spend about half an hour in trying to create a MWE. Then I solved the problem. So I rewrote the following to make it easy find this question with ...
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Unit circle combined with angles

I've tried to make a unit circle to explain the angles, but the circle is not on the right place within the defined axes. Am I using the wrong method? Or can't I use the axis definition as in the ...
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\tkzGetAngle strange behavior

I want to draw several different triangles ABC with the angles marked and the angle value written in it. Thanks to answers on on another question, I've managed to get this code: ...
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Inscribing multiple incircles to a triangle in tikz

What is the easiest way to have TikZ or tikz-euclide generate a picture with successive incircles to a triangle without needing to calculate the points for each smaller triangle? I have the following ...
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Mark angles with arrows using tkz-euclide

I'm using \tkzMarkAngle(A,O,P) to mark angles. I would like this mark, which is only an arc, to be an arrow, to indicate a rotation. How can I do that?
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Trouble marking angles with tkz-euclide

After hearing of latex a few months ago and using the tex stackexchange numerous times to figure out problems I was having, this is actually going to be my 1st question. I was trying to find a way ...
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Undefined control sequence \tkzDrawArc

I'm trying to follow an example of arc drawing from one tex.stackexchange question: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){O} \tkzDefPoint(2,-2){A} \tkzDefPoint(60:2){B} ...
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unnecessary white space in tikz picture after using \tkzInterLC[R]

After adding the last line of code to my tikzpicture I have a large white space between the text and the picture. I don't know what causes the problem. I've already looked at similar questions, but ...
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the \tkzGetAngle and \tkzAngleResult, precision

How can you specify the precision of the angle and using the absolute value of the angle in ° ' and " \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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Angle between lines in 3D space

In my following codes: How can I create a beautiful mark angle for DCE angle? How can I change position ALPHA in front of BAC angle in space? \documentclass{article} ...
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Error using tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R]

The tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R] produces: FP error #1: "Logarithm of negative value!" The code: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,14.5){centerClip} ...
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english documentation of tkz-euclid [closed]

I just can't find the english documentation of tkz-euclid. ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/tex/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/tkz/tkz-euclide/README says http://altermundus.fr (en français) or ...
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tikz euclide \tkzMarkAngle causing error in bounding box?

I am experiencing strange behaviour with tkz-euclide. The \tkzMarkAngle[size=2](P,R,S) command in the code below seems to mess up the bounding box. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Puzzle: How to compute Bringhurst's page style with TeX/Metapost/TikZ etc

In his book The Elements of Typographic Style, Bringhurst presents a hexagonal pattern for geometrically constructing the elements of the page layout. Question: Can the dimensions be simply extracted ...
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Adding double arrows to the middle of a line with TikZ

I am using tkz-euclide package and I am drawing a figure where I would like to put two arrows in the center of the line, exactly as seen in this figure: Ideally, I may want to create a single ...